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Briefs: March 13-19

Tostada, bingo make for a fun night Tostada Bingo Night returns Saturday, March 22, when Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin hosts the annual fundraiser for community projec ...

Foodies preach benefits of eating Placer County grown

Way before the general public gave deeper thought to the source of their food and began modifying their consumer habits accordingly, Joanne Neft was touting the benefits of local f ...

Media Life: Digging into Placer’s Oscar connectivity; deepening gold-coin mystery

  Placer County’s return to the big screen in a major motion picture has culminated with that movie getting some heavyweight industry respect this week at the Academy A ...

Allegiant aims to help veterans, youth athletes

A local nonprofit is providing help for wounded warriors and returned veterans, and also offering a hand to youth sports and education all with community support. The nonprofit is ...

Media Life: Celebrating World Series hero, boogie band, WWII hospital anniversaries

Spring training 2014 begins the dream for all major league baseball teams and their fans. And as the season opener approaches, every team – and dream – starts from the ...

Transplant patients ready to play ball

The Sacramento Kings will play host to the Golden State Warriors tonight, but the more important game will start at 6:30 p.m. on the Kings’ home court. The Donate Life Reci ...

The bittersweet Americanization of Hiroshi Kashiwagi

Wistful and painful memories fill the pages of Hiroshi Kashiwagi’s new book “Starting from Loomis and Other Stories.” Kashiwagi, 91, lives in San Francisco now. ...

Media Life: New book a guide to American River canyon, life

  You have to hand it to Eric Peach and Co. for coming up with not only a new and improved edition of “The American River Insider’s Guide” but also sneaking ...

ACCESS program gives all children chance to dance

As the young students in the ACCESS dance program at the Northern California Dance Conservatory in Roseville move to the music’s rhythm, they’re also doing something el ...

Area’s first mutual fund company headquartered in Granite Bay

Right here in our backyard is the area’s first mutual fund company. That would be America First Funds, which is managed by Granite Bay resident Rick Gonsalves. Gonsalves has ...